Lalo de Almeida
Lalo de Almeida (1970) is a documentary photographer based in São Paulo, Brazil.
For 28 years he has worked for the newspaper Folha de S. Paulo where he has developed award-winning multimedia projects including A World of Walls, Global Inequality, The Battle of Belo Monte, Climate Crisis, among others. In 2021 his photo essay Pantanal Ablaze was awarded first place in the Environment stories category at the World Press Photo. Also in 2021 he was awarded as Iberoamerican photographer of the year by POY (Pictures of the Year) Latam.
He was a recipient of the Eugene Smith Grant In Humanistic Photography for his work Amazonian Dystopia, which documents the predatory model of occupation of the largest tropical forest on the planet. This same project was the global winner of the Long-Term Project category of the World Press Photo in 2022.
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